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The imprisoned reggae star known to the world as Buju Banton has made a deal with prosecutors that eliminates a pending gun charge and frees him in less than four years.
He'll quit filing appeals. In exchange, the United States will stop trying to hold him accountable for a gun…
Added by Mad a road on May 14, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Attorneys representing convicted reggae artiste, Mark 'Buju Banton' Myrie, say they will press for the Full Court to rule whether the Appeals Court has jurisdiction to hear the entertainer's request for a new…Continue
Incarcerated reggae artiste Buju Banton, is seeking to benefit from amendments to drug sentencing guidelines implemented recently in order to secure an early release from prison.
Buju Banton, whose given name is Mark Myrie, is currently serving a mandatory ten year sentence for his conviction on a charge of…Continue
Could Buju Banton hit the streets before the end of his ten year prison…Continue
Added by Mad a road on September 8, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
The US Appeals Court has granted a request by Buju Banton's attorneys, that they be allowed to present oral arguments before the court.
Lawyers for Buju Banton also known as Mark Myrie, are trying to get the court to grant the entertainer a new trial.
He was sentenced to…Continue
A music company has lost a UK High Court fight with a rival over the rights to 13 Bob Marley songs. The court ruling was handed down on Wednesday
Cayman Music and Blue Mountain Music had aired their…Continue
Added by Mad a road on June 4, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
ATTORNEY Tom Tavares-Finson has denied information in yesterday's Sunday Observer article that outlined that convicted entertainer Vybz Kartel gave the police information that led to the apprehension of wanted men and the recovery of…Continue
Added by Mad a road on April 14, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
CONVICTED entertainer Vybz Kartel told the police the whereabouts of several wanted men in Portmore, St Catherine and provided the authorities with information that led to the recovery of 17 illegal firearms, a highly-placed police source has disclosed.
The move by the embattled entertainer was part of an effort to…Continue
Added by Mad a road on April 13, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments
Entertainer Shawn "Shawn Storm" Campbell reportedly refused an offer from the prosecution to plead guilty to accessory before or after the fact of murder.
This was confirmed by his attorney Miguel Lorne and Director of Public Prosecution Paula Llewellyn.…Continue
Added by Mad a road on April 6, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
Voice notes laced with expletives and death threats, which are believed to be from Vybz Kartel Phone…Continue
Added by Mad a road on April 4, 2014 at 7:19pm — No Comments
Defense Team Talks About Vybz Kartel's Life Sentence, not asking for leniency, Plans to appeal, fans and family members react to sentence + More…Continue
Little Gaza ? Brand new track…Continue
Added by Mad a road on April 3, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Vybz Kartel will only be allowed to record music in prison if the Department of Correctional Services deems him fit to be
part of a rehabilitation programme, depending on his conduct, a former prison official told the Jamaica Observer yesterday.
The official, who spoke…Continue
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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police Thursday evening arrested a male juror who attempted to bribe the foreman of the panel.
News broke minutes before the afternoon sitting that a bribe attempt had been made.
The foreman rejected the offer and made a report.…Continue
Added by Mad a road on March 13, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Busta Rhymes Speaks On Vybz Kartel Murder Trial And Being Concerned (check out full interview inside )
Vybz Kartel Trial :Judge Tells Jurors "If There Is Any Doubt You Must Acquit + Busta Rhymes attends trial to show support for Vybz Kartel [watch…Continue
Added by Mad a road on March 6, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Vybz Kartel Trial : There are more delays in the Vybz Kartel murder trial because of juror unavailability. Presiding Judge, Lennox Campbell, told jurors this afternoon that they should return to court next week…Continue
Added by Mad a road on February 26, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Fans Say Vybz Kartel Should Be Freed Guilty Or Not . " A Nuff Man Kill And Still Come A Road" was just one of the statement made by fans standing outside the court house ( check…Continue
Added by Mad a road on February 21, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Vybz Kartel Trial : Relatives Of The Four Accused Barred From Entering Courtroom By Cops , Judge says verdict no longer likely this week [watch Full video update of trial from…Continue